18 Catherine Nolff
18 Catherine Nolff
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbia, S.C.
Position: D
Major: Business Marketing
Last School: Irmo HS

2009: Started all 19 games for the Spartans... Scored two goals on the season, one against South Carolina State (9/11) and the other at Stetson (10/23)... Earned All-Tournament honors at the 2009 Border Classic... With her start against Navy (8/21), Nolff moved into first place in games played and games started (D-I era)... Finished the season ranked fifth in school history in games played (56) and games started (55)... Logged minutes in goal in the match against Coastal Carolina (9/21) and recorded two saves... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

2008: Played in all 19 games on the season, starting in 18 of them... Scored the game-winning goal against Lipscomb (10/5)... A solid backbone of the Spartan defense all season long... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

2007: Played in and started all 18 games on the season... Finished with two goals and three assists... Tied for third on the team with seven points... Scored the team’s first goal of the season and later added another against South Carolina State in the program’s first win in Division I... Tallied assists against Alabama State, North Florida and Mercer... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic Team.

Before USC Upstate: Lettered in soccer at Irmo HS... Named MVP (twice), Unsung Hero, Best Defender... An NSCAA Scholar All-American... Played for the state ODP team.

Personal: Born on June 1, 1989 in Columbia, S.C... Daughter of Randy and Renee Nolff...  Has a younger brother, Pierce... A business marketing major... Favorite food is mexican... Enjoys the Twilight series of movies... Loves to watch reality TV shows... Favorite actor is Zach Galifianakis... Favorite singers are Beyonce and Lil' Wayne... Favorite season is fall... Most admires her mother and father... Favorite quote is "Everything happens for a reason"... Enjoys hanging out with friends and watching TV.